Board of Directors
Cascade’s Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers who are representative of our bleeding disorder community consisting of consumers, treatment center staff, and other stakeholders.
Elizabeth Sandon-Kleiboer, Board President
William Sparrow, Vice President
Elizabeth Boelens, Secretary
Kathy Price, Treasurer
Kathy is a Fiscal Officer and Accountant for the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University. She has been at the university since September 2013. She is responsible for the fiscal operations in the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development in the academic, research, and clinical areas. She also has experience with the 340B program and the MSU Comprehensive Hemophilia program for the Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders.
Kathy received her B.A. in Business Administration and Accounting from Michigan State University and is currently working on her Masters in Healthcare Administration.
She currently lives in mid-Michigan with her husband. She has two grown boys with her eldest married and has 2 granddaughters. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, downhill skiing, golfing, camping, boating as well as spending time with her family.
Chris Roberson, MPH, J.D.
Chief Medical Advisor
Michael Callaghan, MD, Board Member and Chief Medical Advisor
Laura Carlson, RN
As Program Manager, Laura supervises staff for patient care and research, coordinates clinical outreach services across the state, oversees data management, research activities and grant management. Laura enjoys this area of work because of the long-term relationships she has developed within the bleeding disorder community. Laura is an avid animal lover. She enjoys spending time with her family and her animals when she is not at the hemophilia treatment center.
Randi helped develop an annual Statehouse Day in 2008 for the hemophilia community that is still going strong and has engaged hundreds of families in State Advocacy. She was the advocacy coordinator for the Ohio Bleeding Disorders Council, which is a coalition of providers, patients, and nonprofits serving bleeding disorders patients, for over 10 years. She took her passion of working on policy to public office, serving as State Representative for the 75th House District during the 133rd General Assembly.
Randi earned her degree in Business Administration with a minor in Political Science from Hiram College.
John Fargo, DO, FAAP
Susan Lerch, HFM Executive Director
In 1997 Sue joined Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan as President and CEO until 2010 when she launched Autism Alliance of Michigan, served as the lead consultant in implementing World AIDS Day Detroit, initiated the Hospice of Michigan Foundation, and created Bring Joy consulting services.
Sue and her husband, Dan, have two grown children and are grandparents to Charlie and Margeaux Elise, the most adorable children ever – of course! Sue and Dan, together with their two rescue dogs Chip and Bree, reside in Ann Arbor.
Jim Munn, RN, MS
Derek Robertson, MBA, JD, CHC
Derek is currently the Managing Director of Apogenics, Inc. Apogenics provides 340B Program management services to Hemophilia Treatment Centers (HTCs) and conducts mock HRSA audits.
Over the past 30 years Derek has held various positions in the hemophilia community including, Director of Administration at the National Hemophilia Foundation, Finance Director of the Gulf States Hemophilia Diagnostic and Treatment Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and Associate Director of Healthcare Policy at Centeon (now CSL Behring).
Derek holds an MBA from City University of New York – Baruch College, a law degree from the University of Houston Law Center and is Certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association. He is licensed to practice law in both Texas (currently inactive) and Washington, DC.